July 2020 Archives

Polling for fun and engagement

I've been posting some Perl related polls in Perl Programmers over the last few weeks. Despite the obvious weaknesses in the sampling method, they've provided some good insights and great talking points.

Here's some results as of this afternoon. People can still respond to these polls.

Regarding area's where Perl could help out:

Perl Mentoring

In the Perl Programmers Facebook group we have kicked off a Perl Mentoring program. Already more than a dozen experienced Perl people have offered their services to anyone looking to learn more about Perl. It's very convenient that mechanics of volunteering and looking for a mentor are handled by Facebook's mentoring functions. Here's a few thoughts on how to build on that.

For Mentees:

Before reaching out to mentors first pick a specific…

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